Stockton has a total population of 243,771 and a student population of 30,318. Of these students, 6,401 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
University of the Pacific is the largest visual communications school in Stockton, based on student population. In 2010, University of the Pacific graduated approximately 8 students from its visual communications program.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Stockton in 2010. If you decide to attend a visual communications school in Stockton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $32,230.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,566 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,616 per year, on average, for room and board at Stockton-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Stockton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 163 visual communications professionals in California were working in the greater Stockton area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Stockton will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Stockton is $34,010 per year, which is lower than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.